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Senior Instructional Designer

  • 14 Feb 2017 8:06 AM
    Message # 4608351

    Senior Instructional Designer
    Cox Automotive Inc

    The Senior Instructional Designer is responsible for the successful analysis of training needs as well as the design and development of educational training materials for the Sales organization.This individual will analyze assigned projects to determine learning objectives and design and develop materials for delivery methods including instructor-led, virtual synchronous, and asynchronous environments.He or she will have proficiency in rapid instructional design tools (software) and processes (theories and models) as well as adult learning theory and experience writing learning objectives and assessments using multiple levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy and Kirkpatrick’s Model.The Senior Instructional Designer will build and maintain strong partnerships with the Sales Training team as well as various levels within Corporate and Sales to develop and provide technologically innovative, engaging, and instructionally sound learning deliverables for our Sales organization.

    Key activities of the Senior Instructional Designer include the analysis of learning needs, design, and development of effective and engaging in-class and virtual learning materials focused heavily on business development, product knowledge, process and tool use, and reinforcement.In addition, he or she will be responsible for coaching and mentoring Instructional Designers on design best practices, innovation, and industry standards.

    Position Responsibilities

    • Analyze, design and develop technologically appropriate, innovative, and engaging sales training materials
      • Analyze the training need to develop accurate and measurable learning objectives
      • Effectively use technology to create innovative and engaging learning materials
      • Partner closely with project team and training lead to ensure business needs are met and training strategy are aligned with learning deliverables
    • Maintain knowledge of adult learning theory and industry standards
      • Consistently seeks to improve learning materials through innovation, advancements in eLearning industry, and other opportunities for improvement
      • Attends conferences and participates in speaking engagements as a thought leader within the industry
    • Serve as leader and mentor to other Instructional Designers
      • Develop and manage the peer review process
      • Implement and manage templates and standards


    • Atlanta based position
    • Ability to travel as needed up to 25%.
    • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Educational Psychology, or related field preferred and/or sufficient on-the-job experience
    • 5+ years of Instructional Design experience
    • Proven experience analyzing needs, designing, and developing learning deliverables for blended, virtual, self-paced, and in-class delivery
    • Strong eye for visual appeal and graphic design; including design for learning
    • Experience with and ability to create educational audio and video, including script writing and storyboarding
    • Demonstrable advanced communication skills (verbal, written, presentation)
    • Demonstrated proficiency with graphic design for learning (documentation, presentations, guides, self-paced modules, etc.)
    • Proficiency with technology suites such as MS Office, Articulate Storyline, Camtasia Studio, Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), WebEx, and Learning Management Systems

    Cox Automotive is a leader in vehicle remarketing services, digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers, manufacturers and consumers. Cox Automotive includes AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and a host of other global businesses and brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. We partner with more than 40,000 dealers and touch more than 67 percent of all car buyers in the U.S. with the most recognized brands in the industry. We unite more than 20 brands in this space, providing an end-to-end solution to transform the way the world buys, sells and owns cars.

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